[sword-devel] Freeing up modern bible text
Mon, 05 Feb 2001 06:04:30 +1000
Trevor Jenkins wrote:
> On Sun, 4 Feb 2001, Leon Brooks <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > fred smith wrote:
> > >> I mean, calling it
> > >> the biblical equivalent of McDonalds (McBible? ;-) is a but much, isn't
> > >> it?
> > No. Well, maybe a *bit* much, but Westcott and Hort, and to a lesser
> > extent the NIV committee (and I'm sure they're not alone in this) in the
> > end gave us what they thought was best for us, not what God thought was
> > best for us. The parallel is pretty exact if you compare Genesis 1:27
> > with a Maccas ingredient list. (-:
> Interesting that you deride W&H and then cite a passage outside the New
> Testament to back your argument.
This has gone way too far. My point in raising the issue above was that
this is *not* a Bible translations discussion list, therefore
name-calling (or even good-natured discussion) about the benefits or
drawbacks of *any* translation should be considered improper.
"He must become greater; i must become less." - John 3:30